Historical Events In April - 12
Friday, 03 July 2020
1879 On April - 12 frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week
1883 On this day in history the birth of Imogen Cunningham, American photographer
1883 On April - 12 french troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal
1883 Imogen Cunningham, photographer (1965 ASMP award) on this day in history.
1884 On April - 12 otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)
1887 Henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo on April - 12.
1892 On April - 12 george C Blickensderfer patents portable typewriter
1892 Johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinettist on this day in history.
1893 Battle at Hoornkrans Southwest-Africa: German Schutztruppen chases away Hottentotten under Hendrik Witbooi on April - 12.
1894 On April - 12 british & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa
1894 Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58) on April - 12.
1896 On April - 12 stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)
1896 On this day in history alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62
1898 On this day in history army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy
1898 On April - 12 grantley H Adams, president of Barbados
1902 Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59) on this day in history.
1903 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) on April - 12.
1904 On April - 12 m Wolf discovers asteroid #531 Zerlina
1904 On this day in history harald James Penrose, pilot
1905 On this day in history hippodrome arena opens (NYC)
1905 On April - 12 french Dufaux brothers test helicopter
1907 Belgium govt of De Stain de Naeyer, resigns on April - 12.
1908 Fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts on April - 12.
1908 Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia on this day in history.
1909 Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium) opens on April - 12.
1909 On April - 12 hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79
1910 On April - 12 jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
1910 On April - 12 william G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69
1911 A non-stop London-Paris flight takes 3h56m the first time on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history lT Theodore Ellyson qualifies as first naval aviator
1911 1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m) on April - 12.
1911 On this day in history darrell A Amyx, US archaeologist (Greek Ceramics)
1912 On April - 12 eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep)
1912 On April - 12 clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90